Here you will find the International Presidents Bio, Theme
and other International Information.
Chancellor Bob Corlew
Chancellor Bob Corlew, from Milton, Tennessee, USA, was elected to serve as
president of Lions Clubs International at the association’s 99th International
Convention held in Fukuoka, Japan, June 24 through 28, 2016
President Corlew is retired as chancellor for the State of Tennessee and a
professor of law.
A member of the Murfreesboro Noon Lions Club since 1978, he has
held many offices within the association, including charter club president, zone
chairperson, district governor, cabinet secretary and council chairperson. He
has been instrumental in the chartering of a number of new clubs. Most recently,
he worked to charter a new club comprised of lawyers and judges, which gained
more than 75 members during its first year.
In recognition of his service to the association, he has received numerous
awards, including the Leadership Award, the Builder Key Award, three
International President's Awards and the Ambassador of Good Will Award, the
highest honor the association bestows upon its members. He is also a Vanguard of
the Melvin Jones Memorial, a Progressive Lindsey-Jennings Fellow and a
Progressive Melvin Jones Fellow.
In addition to his Lions activities, President Corlew has been active in the Boy
Scouts of America, the Jaycees and the American Red Cross. He has also served as
a councilman in Milton and was a Major in the U.S. Army Reserve.
President Corlew and his wife, Dianne, also a Lion and a Progressive Melvin
Jones Fellow, have five children and five grandchildren.
2016 - 2017
Robert E. Corlew
Second Vice President
Gudrun Bjort Yngvadottir
First Vice President
Third Vice President
Pusan, Republic of Korea
Immediate Past President
Dr. Jitsuhiro Yamada
Minokamo, Gifu, Japan.
300 22ND Street
Oak Brook, Illinois 60521-8842
Phone: (630) 571-5466
Fax: (630) 571-8890
LCIF Fax: (630) 571-5735
Club Supplies: 1-800-710-7822
International Presidents of Lions Clubs International.